Oct 8, 2012 6:00pm EDT
behind mitt romney, and a new poll shows the president's. next why people are lacking in now. you see us, at the start of the day. on the company phone lt that's a few names longer. you see us bank on busier highways. on once empty fields. everyday you see all the ways all of us at us bank are helping grow our economy. lending more so companies and communities can expand, grow stronger and get back to work. everyday you see all of us serving you, around the country, around the corner. us bank. ♪ gerri: well, the lead in the polls evaporate if the first presidential debate where mitt romney emerged as the clear winner. what does obama's less than stellar performance me for the vice-presidential debate thursday? joining me now, board member of the wall street journal. always great to have you with me. on set. i feel so special. let's look at some of the polls. from the closing the gap, and there are arrange this show romney really doing better. gallup, rogers, rasmussen, by 5%, 3%. that is statistically significant. >> this is what you call a bounce. boy, was it. i mean, look, he cleaned
Oct 8, 2012 9:00pm EDT
strong debate performance is translating into good poll numbers for mitt romney. plus, more and more men don't consider themselves part of the work force and more. why are they leaving in droves? that's coming up next. yeah, i'm looking to save, but i'm not sure which policy is right for me. you should try our coverage checker. it helps you see if you have too much coverage or not enough, making it easier to get what you need. [ beeping ] these are great! [ beeping ] how are you, um, how aryou doing? i'm going to keep looking over here. probably a good idea. ken: what's a good idea? nothing. with coverage checker, it's easy to find your perfect policy. visit progressive.com today. gerri: labour participation rate may have picked up in september, but just for ♪ gerri: where are all the good man? that is what my single friends we all the time. now the same question is being asked by a prominent economist. in his new book, a nation of takers, nicholas everest that makes the case more and more men in this country are opting out of the workforce and signing on to government to a settlement.
Oct 10, 2012 6:00pm EDT
in the first debate and with mitt romney soaring in the polls, president obama is hammering the message to voters that mitt romney wants to raise your taxes. obama likes to cite a study by princeton economist harvey rosen. rosen says the company -- the president misrepresented. what is the truth? professor harvey rosen joins us to explain. thank you for being with us. appreciate your time. the president is saying that you say romney's tax plan we will end up raising taxes on middle-class. is that what you said? >> that's absolutely not what i said. what i said is that he can cut rates on the very highest income taxpayers and get rid of loopholes and tax preferences, he can make up enough money for those people at the high end to not end up paying more, don't end up paying less. if they don't have to pay less than the people below them don't have to pay more. that's what i showed. mathematically possible for the romney plan to work. i did not show or claim that middle-class people would have to pay more. there is nothing in my paper that states that. nothing in my paper that implies that
Oct 11, 2012 6:00pm EDT
and nevada. impressive. the analysis flies in the face of many opinion research polls which shows a obama with a slight edge in many swing states like ohio. the buckeye state is critical because no republican has ever won the presidency without carrying that state. the bakers' analysis gives romney the edge due to his emphasis on the jobless rate and income. in september the jobless rate fell below 8% for the first time in forty-four months. incomes have cratered since the recession began in december of 2007 down 7.2% and 4.8% below when the recession ended in june of 2009 according to cynthia research. the professor's most recent update doesn't include impact of the september job numbers report which showed improvement. their research says looking in their rearview mirror when it comes to jobs is not a problem because people tend to lock in their presidential choices early. we will have to wait and see. next, after last week's debate met romney winning a swing state showdown. what does he have to do to stay on top? political panel breaks down coming up. from local cmunities to local busi